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Pablo's Mexican Grill & Cantina

££ - £££
Mexican, Southwestern
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12 N 2nd St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4102
+1 904-261-0049
11:00 - 22:00
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Cape Coral, Florida
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4 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW

The BEST sangria I have ever had. Family-owned and operated restaurant. Highly recommend it for Mexican food lovers.

Thank reidpatsy14
Waynesville, North Carolina
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265 reviews
214 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 142 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

If you want a true Mexican food experience, at a very reasonable price, Pablo's is the place to go. However, Pablo's does not serve your typical "Americanized" Mexican food. Their preparation is more the authentic ways of preparing and serving true Mexican fare with fresh, in-house prepared ingredients, and it is delicious. The restaurant is very open, with a good... More 

Thank gdt655
Athens, GA
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30 reviews
13 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Very cute atmosphere and we had great service. The salsa was really good! The menu is very small and so were the portions. The enchiladas were good, but they weren't fantastic. The rice had quite a few vegetables in it but the refried beans weren't very warm and didn't have much flavor. They are evidently having some plumbing issues (could... More 

Thank get1111
Fernandina Beach, Florida
2 reviews
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

I have enjoyed Pablo's for years and would recommend it to anyone looking for authentic Mexican food made with fresh ingredients. The fajitas are great and I also enjoy the avocado salad. Pablo himself is usually there, greeting customers and overseeing the cooking. I believe his family is also in the business with him. The margaritas are awesome; I recommend... More 

Thank mjgprose
Long Valley, United States
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3 reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 November 2016

We had been to Pablo's several years ago and thoroughly enjoyed the meal. Returned a few weeks ago and was not disappointed. Restaurant is just off the main drag so you have to look for it. Good Mexican food with a slight twist. Salsa had a nice kick to it. I enjoyed fajitas with an interesting turn of red peppers... More 

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Amelia Island, Florida
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5 reviews
5 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

We love to go to Pablo's when we are on Amelia Island....great margaritas, guac and queso....get the Amelia Burrito...great local shrimp!!

Thank Debra P
Saint Simons Island, Georgia
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22 reviews
20 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

Been there twice. Each time the food was great. Service was exceptional. Drinks are very good. Highly recommend this place.

Thank Dan B
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9 reviews
8 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Wow! From the warm welcome to the incredibly prepared food, this place is a winner. We loved the lively, happy atmosphere and enjoyed our dinner immensely. We will certainly return!

Thank Lori H
somerset nj
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73 reviews
44 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 October 2016

The guacamole was made fresh, the margarita's were made with the proper ratio of tequila, lime and triple sec. and the food ingredients were fresh. You could tell they just cut the peppers and onions for the fajitas. we will definitely come back

Thank ogura98
Toledo, Ohio
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10 reviews
6 restaurant reviews
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 October 2016

This is another place we visit each time we are on the island. Food is fresh and delicious and the margaritas are a vacation in a glass.

Thank pammohler68

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Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Mexican, Southwestern
Lunch, Dinner, After-hours
Restaurant features
Takeout, Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Television, Highchairs Available, Wheelchair Accessible, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Good for
Kids, Groups, Child-friendly, Bar Scene
Open Hours
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
11:00 - 22:00
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 12 N 2nd St, Fernandina Beach, Amelia Island, FL 32034-4102
  • Location: United States  >  Florida (FL)  >  Amelia Island  >  Fernandina Beach
  • Phone Number: +1 904-261-0049

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  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?